The Thomas Cook Group is the oldest and best known name in leisure travel with a history of innovation that started in 1841. We are very proud to serve the 23 million customers who chose to travel with us each year and, are focused on transforming our business so that we can serve even more customers in ways that deliver better their holiday dreams.
Thomas Cook is the world’s best-known name in travel, thanks to the inspiration and dedication of a single man. Thomas Cook began his international travel company in 1841, with a successful one-day rail excursion at a shilling a head from Leicester to Loughborough on 5 July. From these humble beginnings Thomas Cook launched a whole new kind of company – devoted to helping Britons see the world.
Today, Thomas Cook Group plc is one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups, with sales of over £9 billion and more than 20 million customers. The group is supported by c.27,000 employees and operates from 17 countries. It is number one or two in all its core markets. Thomas Cook’s vision is to deliver trusted, personalised holiday experiences through our high-tech, high-touch strategy. We will be there for our customers wherever, whenever and however they want to connect with us.
Thomas Cook’s timeless spirit of innovation started in 1841 and it is this that makes us stand out from the crowd. It is reflected in our new, trusted products and growing suite of online tools and applications (such as “RepAdvisor” and “DreamCapture”). Innovation shaped our past and it will continue to shape our future.